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There is something so incredibly beautiful and enigmatic about Berbers mounted astride their noble horses as they cross the sea-like deserts of Morocco. The sight inspires and impresses. Not only do these people have incredibly beautiful horses, but survival of both horse and man likely depends on a strong bond of friendship, trust and respect. The Barb and Arab horses used in the country ...
For any information regarding aerial sports such as parachuting and hot air ballooning in Morocco, the Royal Moroccan Federation for Light Aviation and Aerial Sports, which is located in Rabat, can be contacted. There are many aeroclubs scattered across Morocco but, for a hot air balloon ride in Morocco, visitors should head towards the Western High Atlas plains near Marrakech.
Morocco may not be the first destination that comes to mind when one thinks of snow skiing – especially since you are more likely to picture mountains of sand than of snow. However, contrary to popular belief, Morocco does receive quite a high annual snowfall and snow skiing is fast becoming a very popular holiday activity in Morocco.
The Sahara The Sahara is the world's largest desert. Only a small part of the Sahara is fertile and it is here that corn, dates and other fruits grow. These parts are fed by underground rivers and oases. The Sahara can be an inspirational experience at night, with the air being crisp, clean and clear and the stars being so close you can almost touch them.
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The High Atlas is the biggest mountain range in North Africa. These striking mountains offer extremely impressive mountain biking trails, hiking trails and photography opportunities. The high peaks result in plenty of rainfall; therefore the High Atlas has many fertile valleys surrounded by rivers and waterfalls. It's a breathtaking sight that cannot be missed!